Major Achievements

2020

  • An issue of new shares of € 5 million, guaranteed by Bark Invest AB, was effected in April in order to reassure employees, customers etc in view of the pandemic
  • Formplast at Broby, Sweden, was acquired on June 1. Major activities are vacuum- and pressure forming of thermoplastics. Formplast has annual sales of € 4 million, 30 employees and a 8,000 sqm factory
  • Carbox at Achim, near Bremen, was acquired on September 1. Carbox is a competitor to Autoform in vacuum-forming of trunk liners for the German automotive industry. Carbox has annual sales of € 3 million and 20 employees
  • Preciform was awarded the VQE (Volvo Quality Excellence) Award by Volvo Car Group
  • Preciform obtained new orders for insert injection moulded components trigging substantial investments in automation
  • Calix launched a new type of engine heater with integrated pump – Forced Circulation Heater – (”FCH”)
  • Autoform at Malung has started costruction of a 1,200 sqm building to link the two existing factories together

2019

  • Preciform in Eskilstuna, Sweden, erected additional 1,500 sqm warehousing facilities
  • Klippan Safety continued to invest in looms for net manufacture and was awarded substantial orders on nets as stand-alone components
  • Autoform was appointed CKAB´s centre for tool and mould manufacture and invested in new milling machines
  • A long-term agreement was signed with The Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm regarding development of Bio-materials to complement and supplement thermoplastics

2018

Klippan Safety Germany
  • Klippan Safety in Poland gradually started its operations and Andrénplast began vacuum-forming production in the new 18,500 sqm factory in Poland
  • Klippan Germany transferred its operations to its new 5,000 sqm building at Sulzemoos
  • Klippan Brazil started commercial supply
  • PeBe at Veddige, Sweden, achieved after a persistant work during many years, a break-through in seat covers for automobiles

2017

Klippan Safety and Andrénplast Poland
  • Autoform acquired its rented 12,000 sqm factory from the local authorities at Malung, Sweden
  • Klippan Safety in Poland acquired a 39,000 sqm building site at Stargard
  • Klippan Safety in Germany acquired a 10,000 sqm building site at Sulzemoos near Munich
  • Klippan Safety in Sweden acquired a neighbouring 3,800 sqm industrial building
  • Calix received an award from Volvo Car Group for supplier quality excellence
  • Autoform received quality awards from Toyota, Honda and Volvo Car Group
  • Preciform started commercial supply of injection moulded components

2016

  • Klippan Safety do Brazil was established and started pre-serial deliveries
  • Klippan Safety began commercial production of complete beds and storage systems for a major European truck manufacturer
  • Klippan Safety was awarded development and production partnership of interior cab subsystems for another truck manufacturer
  • Calix Group and Klippan Group were merged into CalixKlippan AB (”CKAB”)
  • Andrénplast obtained an order of complete driver surrounding panels in plastics for a leading European bus manufacturer